HOT TODDY Something to soothe your throat, and your soul.
With its warming blend of spices and sweet honey aroma, the hot toddy is the perfect comforter. With natural anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and thermogenic properties to support healing, it will soothe any aches, pains or winter sniffles. Ingredients: Makes 2 servings
4 cups Boiling Water 2 Lemons, juiced 1 Lemon, sliced 2 Tbsp Honey 1.5 oz Whiskey (or more depending on preference) 3 tsp Ginger root, grated 1/8 tsp Dry red chili flakes, optional 4 star anise 2 Cinnamon sticks
Bring 4 cups of water to a gentle boil.
Place grated ginger, chili flakes and 2 star anise into a tea infuser set in a tea pot.
Pour boiling water over infuser and allow the mixture to infuse for at least 7 minutes. Remove infuser from tea pot.
Divide lemon juice and whiskey between two mugs and add about 1 Tbsp of honey to each mug.
Divide hot toddy mixture from tea pot between the two glasses/ mugs and stir to combine. Place a couple slices of lemon into each mug. Garnish with star anise and a cinnamon stick. Note: To make a mocktail, omit the whiskey.
DECEMBER 2018 |
The Trading Traditions Issue